Regulatory Status

Cboe Clear Europe is authorized as a central counterparty under the European Market Infrastructures Regulation (EMIR) on over-the-counter derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories, which entered into force in August 2012.

In addition, Cboe Clear Europe is a participant in the UK Temporary Recognition Regime for non-UK CCPs, which allows it to continue to offer cash equity clearing to UK Clearing Participants and UK trading venues while it seeks permanent recognition under the UK regime.

Cboe Clear Europe is recognized as a foreign central counterparty in Switzerland, which allows it to provide services to Swiss clearing participants and SIX Swiss Exchange AG.

Cboe Clear Europe is supervised and overseen in the Netherlands by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB, the Dutch Central Bank) and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM).